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Meat and Dairy Polluters greater than Oil; The Largest Polluters

The world’s five biggest meat and dairy producers emit more combined greenhouse gases than ExxonMobil, Shell, or BP, the top three oil production companies, according to a new report by GRAIN and the Institute for Agriculture and Trade Policy (IATP). Researchers tracked greenhouse gas emissions for 35 of the largest producers of beef, pork, poultry, and dairy. They found that …

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Meat production and the Environment

 Vegans don’t usually need a reason to hate factory farming aside from cruelty to animals and their death. Some people, though, need a little more convincing. Plus, it never hurts to have more support when someone asks why veganism is so fantastic. This is where knowledge about the environmental impacts of factory farming is critical.   Approximately 10 billion animals are …

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Eating meat and dairy are killing our Planet

Comfortably Unaware’s Dr. Richard Oppenlander: —>50% of all the water used in the U.S. is given to the animals people eat. —>70 billion animals are raised and killed each year for food. A few billion of these animals need up to 40 or more gallons of water per day…which is over 100 times what we, individually, consume daily. —>The average …